Essential Knots is a practical, colorful, and easy-to-use guide to knots: how to tie them, when to use them, and why a specific knot is the perfect choice to make. Clear and concise step-by-step instructions are completely illustrated with precise photographs guiding the knot tyer. Additional text describes the variety of uses for each knot and provides alternative suggestions for similar knots, while full-color photos show each finished knot in use. Includes instructions for the best 85 knots to use for: Camping, Climbing, Everyday Activities, Fishing, Paddling, Sailing, Scouting, Tricks, and More!
||Neville Olliffe and Madeleine Rowles-Olliffe
||Essential Knots: The Step-by-Step Guide to Tying the Perfect Knot for Every Situation
||October 1, 2010
"Included with the book is a handy length of nylon cord to get you started right away on practicing stoppers, bindings, loops, bends, hitches, lashings and other knots, including decorative ones. Full color photographs accompany the clear & concise step-by-step instructions for tying the knots, as well as the authors' explanations of the best uses for each knot." (Charters Sailing
"From camping, climbing, fishing and sailing to making a rope ladder, the book teaches tying skills for most situations. The 144-page book has more than 400 color pictures and even comes with a practice cord." (The Olympian, Outdoors Gift Guide)